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Diorio Restaurant & Bar

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231 Bank St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2213 (Grand Street)
+1 203-754-5111
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The prices are high and do not justify the average food that is served here. although the service was out standing and the waiters was doing her best.

Thank DRO669
Waterbury, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and service nice staff courteous attentive. Good place for a quiet corner table for you and your partner A must stop when in Waterbury food is overflowing and worth waiting for, but plenty of seating. Staff is great will let you stay if that's what you want or will help you along if you have tickets for a... More 

Thank dusty028
Newtown, Connecticut
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Diorios Restaurant in this historic building, try to eat in the bar area. Cozy, dark wood booths provide a place for intimate conversation. If you like grapefruit, their grapefruit martini is amazing. Nice wine selection as well. The food is consistently superb, and this is our go to special occasion spot. We keep trying to create more reasons... More 

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North Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I go to Diorio I always get consistent quality! Try the stuff long hot peppers, crab meat cocktail, steaks are excellent. I always det a warm greeting by the owner, so generous! A good bet!

Thank Nick D
New England
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diorio's has been a great restaurant for probably much longer than the 25 years I've patronized them for special occasions. I was bummed out to have my birthday dinner there this year, served on the most beat up, dingy, no-longer-glazed, scratched and therefore frankly dirty looking used-to-be-white porcelain dinnerware. My food was very good and it cost a lot--$200 tab... More 

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at an adjacent hotel, enjoyed a nice dinner with family. Food and portion size were fantastic. They do not offer a kids menu but they did well to accomodate my son. Upscale, middle age clientel, busy for happy hour and dinner. Appeared to be a hot spot for locals near downtown. Friendly service, great food, fun crowd, if you're... More 

Thank 1SlvrFx
Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Very conveniently located in downtown Waterbury. I dined as a single person on business and was very comfortable. The menu was extensive and the service excellent.

Thank lnojaim0131
Woodbury, CT
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158 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Went there with another couple for New Year Eve dinner. I was blown away by how good the food was as were the other 3 people at the table. From salad to appetizers, to the main course to desert. Additionally the service was outstanding. I recommend you go if you are in the Waterbury area. I recommend you make a... More 

Thank CTCurt
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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175 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Met another couple for a Christmas lunch and it was excellent. Calamari and carpaccio appetizers were excellent. Penne vodka and chicken risotto were also ample and very tasty. Wine prices were reasonable and service was attentive without being intrusive all in all a nice experience

Thank Joseph M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Solo diner--accommodated me without a reservation even though they were very busy. Asked if I could be out in an hour, which I was. Delicious meal and drink. Great service. *Not* inexpensive.

Thank DDOlson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Bank St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2213
    (Grand Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-754-5111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?